Job Summary

Our client, an International company, is looking for a competent Project Accountant.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

The successful candidate will provide project accounting support to the business in order to facilitate effective and efficient execution of day-to-day project operations and monitor and ensure a controlled project accounting environment for all projects. Experience in the Kenyan power/energy sector is an added advantage.

Key Responsibilities:

•    Assist with initiation and payment of payroll in a timely manner in line with the companies and KRA procedures and guidelines.
•    Assist with initiation and payment of all taxes in a timely manner to the Kenya Revenue Authority.
•    Ensure none to minimum exposure to tax penalties due to non-payment.
•    Develop/design and implement project financial administration and reporting processes.
•    Assist with initiation and management of all banking and financial related activities across the numerous banking accounts according to lenders protocol.
•    Support the overall project supply chain function and ensure that policies, systems and procedures are legally compliant.
•    Allocate cost codes.
•    Verify project deliverables (scope).
•    Facilitate administration and payments to all project vendors and contracts by ensuring that policies, systems and procedures are legally compliant.
•    Ensure effective stakeholder relationships (internal and external) as well as providing relevant support and services to applicable stakeholders.

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution, in a relevant field such as B.Com (Accounting) or Finance.
•    Between 3 and 5 years of Finance experience – experience in project management will be an added advantage.
•    Must be a registered member of ICPAK.
•    Additional Certification (CPA etc.) is a plus.
•    Computer literacy (MS Office Suite), strong knowledge of MS Excel skills is required.
•    Familiar with project cost management concepts – s-curves, earned value, cost and schedule performance indices (CPI/SPI).
•    Knowledge and understanding of financial models, loans and maturity rates, tax, VAT and extended liabilities.
•    Strong attention to detail.
•    Ability to manage multiple, complex financial governance systems.
•    Understanding of LIBOR rates, loan repayments and schedules, bonds and other insurances.

Monthly gross salary: Negotiable depending on skills and experience.
Position Level: Lower Mid-Level.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Deadline: 23rd May 2021.

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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